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In particular, objectors say there are concerns about the Almere Icedome stadium's financial viability. Friesland province says it will still press ahead with its plans to build a new international stadium. Several top skaters, including Sven Kramer,
Friday announced it has given the green light to Almere as its preferred location for the new speed skating stadium. Icedome as the new home for top-level speed skating over the Thialf stadium in Heerenveen and the new TransSportium in Zoetermeer...
Queen's commissioner John Jorritsma said on Tuesday that the building of a new Thialf stadium will go ahead, the Telegraaf reported. Next year Friesland has already allocated 50m and 'Almere hasn't got any money yet', the paper quoted Jorritsma as
On Monday it emerged the Dutch skating association favours the development of a new stadium in Almere over refurbishment of the Thialf rink in Heerenveen. Thialf must remain the skating Mecca,' Kramer said using the microblogging service Twitter...
Norway The Associated Press Published Sunday, Feb. 17 2013, 2:49 PM EST Last updated Sunday, Feb. 17 2013, 2:49 PM EST Dutch speed skater Sven Kramer has become the first man to win six all-round world championships. Kramer secured his sixth victory
World Champion Sven Kramer led a Dutch sweep of the top three places in winning the 5,000-meter race at a speedskating World Cup event on Saturday. Kramer notched his third win in the distance this season by clocking 6 minutes, 11.76 seconds.
Dutch skaters swept nearly all the medals at the European Allround Championships on Sunday, with Sven Kramer winning the men's title for the sixth time and Ireen Wust earning her third gold medal in the women's event.
Results Friday from the speedskating World Cup: Men 5,000 meters 1.
Kramer won the 5,000 metres on Friday to take his 11th national title but dropped out of Sunday's 10,000 because he is still recovering from a back injury. Jorrit Bergsma won the 10 kilometre event, seeing off team mate Bob de Jong with a new
Christine Nesbitt added a gold in the 1,500 metres at the ISU world single distance speedskating championships on Friday in Heerenvenn, Netherlands, to go along with her overall World Cup title in the same distance. The speed skater from London, Ont.,